LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Drivers in Lynchburg should expect traffic due to a gas leak that occurred on March 1.

According to the Lynchburg Department of Emergency Service, the intersection of Memorial Avenue and Oakley Avenue is blocked due to the leak. The intersection is blocked until further notice, and there is currently no word on when it is expected to be opened back up for the public.

Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and avoid the area.

WFXR will update you with any new information as it is released.